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What next for US crude?

December 18 - December 18 - With US Congress nearing a deal to end its longstanding crude oil export ban, HLPFI considers the impact this will have on the languishing sector.
Views: 2069
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Six missing after tanker collision

December 17 - December 17 - Denmark headquartered Thorco Shipping confirmed that its multipurpose vessel, Thorco Cloud, sank following a collision with a Stolt Tanker vessel.
Views: 1043
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Airlines overturn price-fixing fines

December 17 - December 17 - The General Court of the European Union has upheld an appeal by 11 airlines against a EUR790 million (USD864 million) fine, originally imposed in 2010 for air cargo price-fixing between 1999 and 2006.
Views: 694
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MAC lines up mill project

December 15 - December 15 - MAC Logistic International Group has coordinated the shipment of a casting line for a steel mill in Brazil.
Views: 1162
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ICS welcomes Paris agreement

December 14 - December 14 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the global shipping industry, has welcomed the Paris climate change agreement, which was adopted unanimously on December 12 by 195 nations.
Views: 1385
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Modulift names two

December 10 - December 10 - Modulift has two new distributors: Green Line Colombia in South America, and Saudi Dutest Industrial Company in Saudi Arabia.
Views: 1269
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Two more for Hansa Heavy Lift

December 7 - December 7 - Hansa Heavy Lift is continuing its global expansion programme with new offices in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), together with the appointment of a new commercial agent in Colombia.
Views: 1784
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WWL to go weekly to US west coast

December 1 - December 1 - Effective January 2016, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) will increase the frequency and capacity of its transatlantic service, to offer a regular, weekly service from key ports in Europe to the US west coast.
Views: 1279
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Steder goes ro-ro

November 24 - November 24 - Steder Group has transported a Hitachi EX1200 excavator from the customer's quay in the Netherlands to a terminal in Belgium for shipment by ro-ro vessel to South America.
Views: 1381
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Ceva opens Brazilian HQ

November 20 - November 20 - Ceva Logistics has opened a new South American headquarters and the company's fourth Center of Logistics Excellence in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 845
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Santin calls on CombiMAX

November 19 - November 19 - Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Santin Equipamentos has invested in a CombiMAX trailer from Faymonville.
Views: 771
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Tutt Bryant raises game

November 19 - November 19 - Tutt Bryant Heavy Lift & Shift has taken delivery of Australia's first Manitowoc MLC650 crawler crane, equipped with variable position counterweight (VPC) technology.
Views: 1249
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AAPA names new board

November 12 - November 12 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has appointed Jim Quinn, president and ceo of the Saint John Port Authority in New Brunswick, as the 2015-16 chairman of the board.
Views: 1230
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Ritter joins HBB

October 30 - October 30 - Effective November 1, 2015 Captain Peter Ritter will join Hanseatic Break Bulk (HBB), heading its sales and business development activities for high and heavy cargo.
Views: 1418
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PCN duo powers into Colombia

October 26 - October 26 - Colombia's Tayrona Offshore Services teamed up with Express Global Logistics' Indian division to coordinate the delivery of four assembled generators.
Views: 1109
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Lieherrr opens Colombian hub

October 23 - October 23 - Liebherr has opened a new sales and service location in Bogota, Colombia.
Views: 804
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High five for Ryano

October 21 - October 21 - Ryano Logistics has executed the shipment of five straddle carriers, weighing 64 tonnes each, from Oslo in Norway to Finland's Kotka port.
Views: 1509
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PTV opens Brazil branch

October 21 - October 21 - Karlsruhe, Germany headquartered PTV Group has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Views: 833
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Crowley looks to SeaFreight buy

October 20 - October 20 - Crowley Maritime Corporation's liner services group has signed a letter of intent to acquire Miami based SeaFreight Agencies, a liner and logistics company that serves the Caribbean and parts of Central America.
Views: 1435
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Green Channel heads to Chile

October 19 - October 19 - Green Channel Forwarders has coordinated the transport of 26 units of structural equipment for mining projects from Mumbai to Chile.
Views: 971
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AAPA launches interactive port map

October 16 - October 16 - The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has unveiled a new interactive hemispheric map tool on its website, which provides information about each of its member ports.
Views: 663
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Venezuelan pipe project for Gruber

October 15 - October 15 - Intertransport Gruber has handled the shipment of eight 40 ft dry cargo containers and one 40 ft high cube container filled with steel pipes from Germany to Pulpaca, Venezuela.
Views: 923
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AGL in double crane lift

October 15 - October 15 - Alexander Global Logistics (AGL) has organised the shipment of two large gantry cranes from Tallinn, Estonia to Angra dos Reis in Brazil.
Views: 1448
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Jumbo makes FPSO move

October 15 - October 15 - Jumbo's heavy lift vessel Fairplayer has shipped three FPSO modules from Laem Chabang in Thailand to São José do Norte, Brazil for Estaleiros do Brasil (EBR).
Views: 1104
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Nanaimo gets a lift

October 14 - October 14 - Nanaimo Port Authority has invested in a new 104-tonne capacity Liebherr 500 mobile harbour crane, increasing its capacity for the handling of project and breakbulk cargo.
Views: 1117
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BBC winds up African power project

October 13 - October 13 - BBC Chartering has shipped 56 wind turbines from locations in Europe and Asia to South Africa's Coega Port for use in the 134.4 MW Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm near Bedford in the Eastern Cape Province.
Views: 1068
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XPO set for chopper move

October 12 - October 12 - AgustaWestland has appointed XPO Logistics to coordinate the transportation of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters from Brazil to the UK.
Views: 1285
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Ryano in Colombian cook up

October 12 - October 12 - Ryano Logistics has coordinated the transport of a large industrial oven from the Netherlands to Antioquia in Colombia.
Views: 982
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Boats sail through Jaxport

October 12 - October 12 - Stevedoring company Portus has moved 14 aluminium crew boats through Jaxport's heavy lift and specialty cargo berth at its Blount Island Marine Terminal.
Views: 1026
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UTC partners with Transaex

October 7 - October 7 - UTC Overseas Brasil has signed a strategic alliance with Brazilian consultant Transaex Comercio Internacional.
Views: 1108
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Liebherr inks offshore crane deal

October 7 - October 7 - Liebherr-Werk Nenzing will supply Singapore's Jurong Shipyard with two offshore cranes, which will be installed onboard an FPSO vessel.
Views: 1285
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Cargolux JV targets heavy and OOG

October 6 - October 6 - Cargolux is targeting heavy and outsize cargo as a likely significant traffic for a planned new joint venture Chinese international all-cargo airline it is now close to setting up, writes HLPFI correspondent, Phil Hastings.
Views: 1879
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FOX gets gantries going

October 6 - October 6 - FOX Brasil Project Logistics has coordinated the transport of six gantry cranes from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to the Peruvian port of Callao, for use in the construction of the Néstor Gambetta tunnel.
Views: 1011
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Blue Water goes Aquamarine

October 1 - October 1 - Blue Water Singapore has shipped two units, each weighing over 1,300 tonnes, from Singapore to Brazil onboard BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Aquamarine.
Views: 977
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Ruslan sends satellite into sky

September 30 - September 30 - Ruslan International has transported an ARSAT-2 satellite from Bariloche in Argentina to Cayenne, French Guiana onboard one of its AN-124-100 freighter aircraft.
Views: 705
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Liebherr first gives Bronka a boost

September 30 - September 30 - Liebherr Maritime Cranes has delivered its first LHM 800 mobile harbour crane in a heavy lift configuration to the multipurpose terminal at Russia's Port Bronka.
Views: 1319
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Albanian challenge continues for EMS

September 29 - September 29 - EMS Albanian Port Operator (EMS APO), which is part of the EMS-Fehn-Group, claims to be experiencing renewed attacks by competitors that it believes are backed by the Durres Port Authority.
Views: 1547
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Cosco ferries to Brazil

September 28 - September 28 - A ferry destined for use in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been loaded onboard Cosco Shipping's heavy lift vessel Da Liang at China's Huangpu New Port.
Views: 1436
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NYK heads to Port Canaveral

September 22 - September 22 - NYK will begin a monthly service from Port Canaveral to Central and South America, expanding market reach into the region for automobile and heavy equipment businesses.
Views: 696
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Trams travel to Ecuador

September 22 - September 22 - SDV Industrial Projects and Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) have worked together to transport 14 Alstom trams from France to Ecuador, for use in the Cuenca UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Views: 1390
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StreamLines appoints Scandi agent

September 22 - September 22 - Curaçao based specialist cargo carrier StreamLines has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Views: 1298
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Brunel pipes up in Venezuela

September 21 - September 21 - Brunel Project Cargo has organised the shipment of out-of-gauge pipeline components from the UK port of Felixstowe to Venezuela.
Views: 817
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Ocean7 gets six reels rolling

September 18 - September 18 - Ocean7 Projects has coordinated the shipment of six hose reels and associated equipment from the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda to Rio Grande, Brazil onboard the multipurpose vessel Abis Dusavik.
Views: 918
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Alstom begins Ituango delivery

September 18 - September 18 - Alstom has commenced the transportation of approximately 2,500 units of equipment for the Ituango hydroelectric project in Colombia.
Views: 955
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Brazilian job for Mammoet

September 16 - September 16 - Mammoet has worked closely with SBM Offshore to complete a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) module weighing and transport project in Brasa Shipyard, Brazil.
Views: 1022
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TPS makes Latin delivery

September 14 - September 14 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has sold four Terex Gottwald mobile harbour cranes to terminal operators in Brazil, Haiti and Sint Maarten over the past few months.
Views: 1147
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OliCargo in reactor run

September 2 - September 2 - OliCargo has coordinated the transport of a reactor for a hydrogen peroxide production factory from Portugal to Argentina.
Views: 1123
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Intermarine opens in Ecuador

September 1 - September 1 - Intermarine has opened an office in Quito, Ecuador, in partnership with the heavy lift shipping line's agent Tradinter, led by sales manager Jenny Parreno.
Views: 1027
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New leadership at Terex

August 21 - August 21 - Ken Lousberg is to head Terex Cranes following previous president Tim Ford's departure.
Views: 854
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Brazilian ship agent wins FONASBA award

August 21 - August 21 - Renan Quieroz of Wilson Sons Ltda, Brazil is the recipient of the Federation of National Ship Brokers and Agents (FONASBA) Young Ship Agent or Broker Award 2015.
Views: 1030
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Latin duo double-up

August 14 - August 14 - In Chile, project logistics specialist Tecnitransport coordinated the delivery of four 165-tonne Alstom transformers from Puerto Lirquen to its customer's site 150 km inland
Views: 1313
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APM and Compas combine in Colombia

August 14 - August 14 - Colombia based port and terminal operator Compañia de Puertos Asociados (Compas) signed a joint venture agreement with APM Terminals that will see the latter manage Compas' existing multipurpose Cartagena Terminal.
Views: 716
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GMB in new liner launch

August 6 - August 6 - GMB Maritime Liner Services and Volans Logistics have joined forces to offer a new liner service for breakbulk and project cargoes from Europe to the west coast of South America via the Caribbean and north coast of South America.
Views: 752
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UTC targets chartering market

August 3 - August 3 - UTC Overseas has established a new global chartering group, and appointed Bremen, Germany based Andreas Walter as its director of global chartering.
Views: 1018
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Volatile claims shake shipping industry

July 31 - July 31 - The shipping industry faces a particularly challenging time punctuated by unpredictable markets and continuing marine claims volatility.
Views: 1351
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BBC rebrands inducement service

July 28 - July 28 - BBC Chartering is launching a new apac (any port, any cargo) service, which covers inducement calls for project, breakbulk and general cargo.
Views: 1240
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AAL carries plankton recorder

July 27 - July 27 - AAL is supporting the Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) through the installation of a continuous plankton recorder (CPR) onboard its multipurpose vessel AAL Melbourne.
Views: 893
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Liebherr reaches 100 mark

July 23 - July 23 - With the addition of customers in Haiti, Suriname and Luxembourg, Liebherr Maritime Cranes has now delivered mobile harbour cranes to over 100 countries.
Views: 1189
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GPLN generates American cooperation

July 21 - July 21 - Brazil's One Way International Logistics and USA based Acco Terramar have cooperated in the shipment of an 85-tonne generator from GE Energy's plant in Campinas, Brazil to a sugar mill in Panuco, Mexico.
Views: 867
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NileDutch upgrades African connection

July 17 - July 17 - Effective August 21, NileDutch will offer a weekly service from South America to South and West Africa, based on a vessel sharing agreement (VSA) between CMA CGM and Hamburg Sud.
Views: 814
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Grimaldi enhances Med-West Africa service

July 10 - July 10 - The Grimaldi Group has enhanced its Mediterranean Express (MEX) service - which links the Mediterranean to West Africa - by reducing its frequency from 12 to ten days and increasing cargo capacity by 35 percent, writes Isabel Freedman.
Views: 1143
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New Target for Trireme

July 8 - July 8 - Trireme Maritime will now officially trade under a new company name: Target Maritime Transport.
Views: 1036
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Blue Water gains Enhanced offering

July 7 - July 7 - Blue Water Shipping has signed a global logistics contract with offshore technology provider Enhanced Drilling.
Views: 877
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Jumbo Kinetic gets moving

June 19 - June 19 - Jumbo Kinetic, the latest addition to Jumbo's fleet, has completed the transport of a variety of spot cargoes consisting out of multiple crane sections from Zhangzhou, China to Geoje, Korea.
Views: 1158
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Paranave invests in equipment

June 19 - June 19 - In Paraguay, the sister company of Paramar, which recently joined the Project Partners network, has added its first super heavy-duty modular trailer and claims it is one of the first in the country, as well as one of few available in the region.
Views: 1191
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EMS cries foul in Albania

June 18 - June 18 - The EMS-Fehn-Group, which operates the EMS APO terminal in Albania's port of Durres is calling this week's occupation of the terminal by staff members of rival stevedoring companies an "illegal occupation".
Views: 1523
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Biomass-ive job for Fox Brasil

June 15 - June 15 - Fox Brasil has coordinated the transport of an entire biomass plant from Santa Catarina, Brazil to Sitio del Nino in El Salvador.
Views: 1201
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Two tanks travel with Steder

June 8 - June 8 - Steder Group Logistics has coordinated the shipment of two oversized tanks from Romania to a factory in Antofagasta, Chile via the port of Antwerp.
Views: 1031
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Cosco semi-sub loads Arendal Spirit

June 2 - June 2 - Cosco Shipping's semi-submersible vessel Xiang Yun Kou has loaded what it claims is the first semi-submersible floating accommodation unit in the world in Shanghai for shipment to Brazil.
Views: 1320
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Volga-Dnepr rushes to help stricken ship

June 1 - June 1 - Volga-Dnepr Airlines' Engineering & Logistics Centre (ELC) has completed the urgent delivery of a 40-tonne propeller shaft for a stricken ship from Germany to Brazil.
Views: 1180
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Panalpina makes Egyptian buy

May 29 - May 29 - Panalpina is to acquire its long-standing Egyptian agent, Afifi - a family-owned company specialising in freight forwarding, Customs clearance and logistics.
Views: 1577
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Ulstein introduces new HLV designs

May 21 - May 21 - Norway-based ship design, shipbuilding and system solutions provider Ulstein Group has introduced the HX103 and HX104 offshore heavy lift vessel designs.
Views: 1380
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Steamy job for Ba-Shi Yuexin

May 19 - May 19 - Shanghai Ba-Shi Yuexin Logistics Development Co. has coordinated the transport of a 36.8-tonne steam generator from Shanghai to Paranagu
Views: 996
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Urgent rotor flies transatlantic

May 15 - May 15 - Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have worked together to deliver a time-critical outsize rotor from Switzerland to Brazil onboard an IL-76TD-90VD aircraft.
Views: 905
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Paraguay gets transformed by VVM

May 14 - May 14 - VVM Cargo has coordinated the transport of a transformer, weighing 100 tonnes, from the Paraguayan port of Asunci
Views: 764
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD25.92 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
Views: 1278
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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Tough climate impacts Tiong Woon

May 7 - May 7 - Heavy lift and specialist service provider Tiong Woon Corporation has reported a turnover of USD34.5 million for the three-months ending March 31, 2015 - a 6 percent year-on-year decline.
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The Friday Flyer - May 1st 2015

May 1 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 2011
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VVM and Vector join forces

April 30 - April 30 - Paraguay-based VVM Cargo has formed a collaboration with crane and equipment rental company Vector SRL for the handling of project cargo and heavy loads.
Views: 1110
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Spliethoff targets Iberian Peninsula

April 28 - April 28 - Spliethoff has opened two new offices in Bilbao and Barcelona to meet the increasing demand for breakbulk and project cargo shipments out of Spain and Portugal.
Views: 1462
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The Friday Flyer - April 24th 2015

April 24 - Here's the latest round up of news concerning the lift, transport and installation of heavy and over-dimensional project cargoes, prepared for you by HLPFI.
Views: 2247
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Kalmar on the double

April 24 - April 24 - Kalmar has gained an order for two Super Gloria reachstackers from Tadarsa Logistics S.L. in Aviles, Spain.
Views: 889
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SC&RA conference success

April 24 - April 24 - Last week's annual conference of the SC&RA, attracted over 740 participants from around the world, including 87 individuals from ten nations outside the USA, including Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherl
Views: 1054
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SC&RA reveals winners

April 24 - April 24 - This year's SC&RA Job of the Year competitions featured 28 entries - 15 rigging jobs and 13 hauling jobs, with the winners being announced at the SC&RA's Annual Conference Closing Night Awards and Recognition Dinner last weekend.
Views: 766
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Tecnitransport powers ahead in Chile

April 23 - April 23 - Santiago de Chile-headquartered Tecnitransport has executed the delivery of an entire coal fired power plant in Huasco, Chile.
Views: 1172
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Eris J makes way to the Philippines

April 20 - April 20 - The multipurpose vessel Eris J, which is managed by Jumbo through the recently formed Jumbo Arkon Alliance (JAA), is en route to the Philippines loaded with two Liebherr LPS cranes.
Views: 1233
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GCS in year-long Iraq project

April 13 - April 13 - Transcontainer and Ruscon - two divisions of the GCS Group - are taking part in a year-long project to transport machinery via the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk for a thermal power station being built in Harta, Iraq.
Views: 1404
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HAV receives Airlander funding

April 10 - April 10 - Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has received a EUR2.5 million (USD2.7 million) EU grant, furthering its campaign to raise the required funds to bring its Airlander 10 airship to flight.
Views: 806
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Intermarine jumps on Trident bandwagon

April 10 - April 10 - US-based project shipping specialist Intermarine has joined the Trident Alliance - the shipping industry initiative for robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations.
Views: 848
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Seaway secures Perla contract

April 8 - April 8 - Seaway Heavy Lifting has been awarded a contract by Cardon IV for the transportation and installation of the Perla project gas production platforms in Venezuela.
Views: 1247
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Cameron LNG win for Mammoet

April 2 - April 1 - Mammoet has been awarded the heavy lift and heavy haulage contract for the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, Louisiana.
Views: 1334
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ABC adds LA

April 2 - April 2 - AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has added twice-weekly flights to Los Angeles to its North American freighter schedule, connecting the US West Coast with its global network.
Views: 1114
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SAL ships Damen tugs

March 31 - March 31 - SAL Heavy Lift's multipurpose vessel Svenja has loaded and unloaded eight Damen tug boats and an E-house (electrical house) on a voyage from Vietnam to the Netherlands.
Views: 1410
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Two tug survey for ETS

March 30 - March 30 - ETS Marine & Cargo Surveyors has attended the discharge and conducted the survey on two pusher tugs in Nueva Palmira, Uruguay.
Views: 1259
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Hapag Lloyd swaps finance chiefs

March 27 - March 27 - Effective April 1, Peter Ganz is to relinquish his post as company cfo of the merged Hapag-Lloyd/CSAV operation (trading as Hapag Lloyd).
Views: 1479
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Tuscor Lloyds reels in the loads

March 26 - March 26 - Tuscor Lloyds has coordinated the shipment of four steel reels, each weighing over 30 tonnes, from Rio Grande, Brazil to Aberdeen in the UK.
Views: 794
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Mammoet completes three-year overhaul

March 25 - March 25 - Mammoet USA has safely completed its role in the Reficar refinery modernisation and expansion project, Colombia - a job it was contracted to during 2011.
Views: 1182
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Damco completes complex Chile relocation

March 18 - March 18 - Damco has coordinated the delivery of equipment used to build a refrigerated container factory from multiple locations across China to Chile.
Views: 1008
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New era for Damen Yichang Shipyard

March 17 - March 17 - The Damen Yichang Shipyard - a joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Sinotrans CSC - plans to expand its portfolio of vessels, as well as its geographical reach.
Views: 954
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Goliath rises with ALE

March 11 - March 11 - ALE has assembled and erected the highest Goliath gantry crane in Brazil.
Views: 826
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Yusen targets projects in Brazil

March 9 - March 9 - Yusen Logistics Do Brasil - the Brazilian subsidiary of major Japanese forwarder Yusen Logistics - has established a dedicated project cargo team in Sao Paulo.
Views: 1341
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Manitowoc appoints Argentinian dealer

March 6 - March 6 - Manitowoc Cranes has signed a distribution and service contract with Buenos Aires-based construction equipment dealer Covema SACIF.
Views: 918
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Transdata on a roll in Brazil

March 5 - March 5 - Transdata has handled the transportation and installation of plate mill components for one of Brazil's largest steel facilities in Ouro Branco in the state of Minas Gerais.
Views: 805
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EXG hurries transformers to Colombia

March 5 - March 5 - Express Global Logistics (EXG) has coordinated the transport of four 74-tonne transformers from India's Mumbai Port to Cartagena in Colombia.
Views: 1097
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TPS celebrates end-of-year success

February 23 - February 23 - Terex Port Solutions (TPS) concluded 2014 with a high order intake for various Terex Gottwald mobile harbour crane models.
Views: 1245
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BBC delivers to Brazilian terminal

February 20 - February 20 - BBC Chartering's heavy lift vessel BBC Moonstone has shipped two mobile harbour cranes and two hoppers from Europe to Brazil's port of Rio Grande for use at the Yara Terminal.
Views: 1083
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Rig travels with Blue Water

February 20 - February 20 - Blue Water Singapore has coordinated the transport of an 8,500-tonne jack-up rig from Brazil to a shipyard in Indonesia.
Views: 985
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Lucky number 7 for Liburnia

February 18 - February 18 - Croatia's Liburnia Maritime successfully loaded seven barges, each weighing 750 tonnes and measuring 60 m x 16 m, in Rijeka on to a Dockwise semi-submersible vessel destined for Cartagena, Colombia.
Views: 643
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Geodis appoints Indian sales head

February 13 - February 13 - Geodis India has appointed Martijn Tasma as its national sales manager, with responsibility for sales and the market development of its freight forwarding and logistics business in the country.
Views: 1132
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UASC expands in South America

February 10 - February 10 - United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has appointed the Ultramar Group as its local liner shipping agency partner in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.
Views: 1253
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Trireme opens in Sao Paolo

February 5 - February 5 - London-based shipbroking company, Trireme Maritime, has opened an office in Sao Paolo.
Views: 796
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Ocean Globe makes a splash

February 4 - February 4 - Intermarine LLC, through its US flag affiliate US Ocean LLC, has taken delivery of the 17,000 dwt multipurpose vessel Ocean Globe.
Views: 977
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Chile acquisition for Logwin

February 2 - February 2 - International logistics service provider Logwin has expanded its activities in South America by acquiring all the shares in Logwin Air + Ocean Chile.
Views: 1284
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Manaus takes Cargolux to 100

January 26 - January 26 - Cargolux's introduction of a regular air freight service to Manaus using a Boeing 747-8F aircraft has resulted in the Brazilian airport becoming the airline's 100th commercial 747-8F destination.
Views: 1001
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Liebherr mobile harbour cranes top charts

January 23 - January 23 - Liebherr supplied 112 mobile harbour cranes to six continents in 2014, breaking its existing delivery record by almost 10 percent.
Views: 1388
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Crane manufacturers in telescopic collaboration

January 21 - January 21 - Sennebogen and Manitowoc have signed a long-term strategic partnership, which will see Sennebogen produce three telescopic crawler cranes for the US-based crane manufacturer to sell in the North and South American market.
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Logistics Plus weathers the storm

January 21 - January 21 - USA-based Logistics Plus has coordinated the transport of a trailer, designed and manufactured by Rogers Brothers Corporation, from Albion in Pennsylvania to Peru, via the Port of Houston.
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Logistics industry looks beyond BRICS, says Agility

January 20 - January 20 - Mixed economic performances in BRICS countries has been offset by dynamic growth in a number of ASEAN and GGC countries, sub-Saharan Africa and large next-tier economies such as Indonesia, Nigeria, Mexico and Pakistan, said the latest Agility
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Porter joins UTC

January 15 - January 15 - UTC Overseas has appointed Ronald Porter as its senior project advisor, to be based at the company's Houston offices.
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